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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 20, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas nil FOR ftOt 780 JULY SOiiTHUEST HICROPUBLISieS 627 i OR PASO TX 7990 CANYON LAKE ON THE ROAD Two roadside businesses offer Startzville tourists food and Page 5A SPORTS ALL FINISHED The NB Majors Little League team falls to Victoria and is eliminated from sectional Page 6A Serving New Braunfels and Coma County since 208 16 2 sections K wwvr j Partly Cloudy High Low 94 75 Details2B DEARABBY 4B CLASSIFIEDS M COMICS 3B CROSSWORD 3B FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 6A TV GRIDS 4B Deputies recover body of missing woman By Ron Maloney StaffWriter CANYON LAKE The body of a local woman missing since July 3 was recovered Monday on Canyon Lake about onequarter mile from where she was last Precinct 4 Justice of die Peace Jen nifer Saunders pronounced Virginia of Canyon Lake dead at at County Boat Ramp 1 on Skyline Saunders ordered an autopsy per formed Tuesday by the Travis Coun ty Medical Examiners Office in Comal County Sheriffs Detective Wayne Lehman said ThomasonBias was positively identified through dental The cause of death was tentative ly listed as with the out come pending final Lehman We expect to have the investigation completed some time next Lehman said the body was found about onequarter mile northwest of where ThomasonBias was last seen just after midnight on the morning of July With the weather that seems about Lehman See Page 3A PUSHING TO THE LIMIT Bush nominates Ironman Triathlon the ultimate test for NB resident By Leigh Jones StaffWriter New Braunfels resident Robert Stallings will push himself to the limit this week swimming biking 112 miles and running just to prove to himself he Stallings is competing in the Lake Placid Ironman the most gru eling race in North America and the most difficult challenge the local athlete has ever My driving factor is to push myself to see what I can he said one week before the race I want to do things few people have things that are Stallings trip to Lake Placid began in the deserts of North Africa when the young runner was just 6 years I grew up in Egypt and there wasnt much to he So I took up run I ran my first long 18 at school during first After moving back to America in mid dle Stallings dropped his speedy pastime for more normal boyhood pur like He did not think much about his running shoes again until a reunion with classmates from Egypt three years Two of them were still run and they encouraged me to start up Of I took the he said with a In he took the challenge with a running nine marathons and one 50kilome ter race while competing in three half Ironman Triathlons in just three Despite constant Stallings has spent the last six months training exclusively for this weekends his first full It takes about 12 hours per week on he My longest week required 20 hours of conservative jurist to nation s top court Photos by DAVID Robert Stallings will put his body to the test this weekend when he com petes in an Ironman swimming biking 112 miles and running a By Deb Riechmann Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON Presi dent Bush named federal appeals court judge John Roberts to a seat on the Supreme Court delighting Republicans while unsettling some Democrats with the selection of a young jurist with impeccable con servative John Roberts has devoted his entire professional life to the cause of Bush said in a primetime announce ment at the White and is widely adrnired for his intel his sound judgment and his personal If confirmed by the Repub licancontrolled Roberts would succeed retir ing Justice Sandra Day who has long been a swing vote on the Roberts stood at Bushs side as the president heaped praise on calling him one of the finest legal minds in the The president said he had recently spoken with Senate leaders of both parties and said they share my goal of proceedings conducted with dignity and John applauded the Judge Roberts is an excep tional brilliant legal mind and a man of outstand ing character who under stands his profound duty to jwUQWthe a distinguished history of public service and profession al Comyn It is clear to me that Roberts history has prepared him well for the honor of serving this country on our nations high est and I strongly sup port his See Page 3A DID YOU I The Ironman Triathlon must be completed in 17 I Robert Stallings hopes to com plete his race in 12 The weekly workout sessions include running 30 miles to 40 swimming six miles and biking 150 How does he fit it all in Its hard to find the he I usually get up around 5 to bike and then run after While that much time alone might be more difficult than the physical exertion for Stallings enjoys having time to focus his mental A lot of people get but I like my personal I use it to reflect and prepare for the he Thinking of the a dream with a finish Stallings often visualizes See Page 3A Questions answered Residents in Startzville get together to discuss whether to support upcoming incorpora tion Krueger spend big in final days of campaign Tracking the news Drug testing meeting planned LAST WE KNEW The New Braunfels Independent School District approved random drug testing and said meetings would be held with parents to dis cuss the LATEST The school district announced meeting times locations have been NEXT Meetings are sched uled for 6 2 and 4 at New Braunfels High County burn ban lifted for now By Ron Maloney StaffWriter County Judge Danny Scheel has lifted the ban on outdoor burning imposed June 23 by The action was Scheel in light of week end rains that dropped up to five inches of water on parts of Comal County and a forecast that more rain was possible today as Hurricane Emily slammed ashore in northern Weve always tried to work with the citizens of Comal County in allowing them to burn whenever Scheel we HELP OUT Report any outdoor burning to county dispatchers at 830 620r3400 or Outdoor burning is prohibit ed within the New Braunfels city received a significant amount of rain over the weekend with a possibility of more heavy rain over the next 24 to 48 We want to give citi zens a chance to take care of their burning Scheel said residents in unincorporated county areas should be careful to follow outdoor burning rules as set forth by the Texas Commis sion on Environmental Qual ity and report them to county The question of whether to reinstate the ban will be placed on the July 28 Com missioners Court Scheel Comal County Fire Marshal Lin Manford said residents who wish to burn should exercise extreme We went a long time with out any Manford The grass is dried and people get a false sense of Manford said a particular danger with the reinstated burning is that there is plenty See Page 3A By Leigh Jones StaffWriter New Braunfels city coun cil candidates spent in the last eight days of this years according to the final six campaign finance reports filed Friday at city Mayor Bruce Boyer spent the most The majority of Boyers went to an Austinarea Gary Most of the rest of die money paid for printed material and a victory District 5 Councilwoman Kathleen Krueger came in second in using for advertis printed material and event District 6 Councilwoman Lynn who was the runnerup in the least mon ey gave of her remaining war chest to campaign manager David Boyer and Krueger also CAMPAIGN CONTTRiBirnONS Bruce Boyer Terry Walling Bill Foran Ted Alexander Texas Association of Realtors Graham Weston Kathleen Krueger MarkTobin Elizabeth and Graham Weston Kendall County Democratic Women Travis Wommack in donations Ken Valentine in donations Lynn Limmor in donations Adam Cork in donations raised the most as the cam paign wound to a and The two even shared a doner San Antonio busi ness owner and real estate See Page 3A FORD TAURU Low Entry 4 6 VH Factory I BLUEBONNET CROWN Jeep THE DIFFEHEMCEt u Ii Kaytttn Fwtwy
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